Therapies

Addition of High-Dose Guaifenesin Benefits Patient With Chronic Respiratory Conditions

Addition of High-Dose Guaifenesin Benefits Patient With Chronic Respiratory Conditions

According to the report, the patient complained of a non-productive cough, accumulation of mucus, and post-nasal drip and requested a thorough assessment of her medical conditions.

Triple combination antihypertension therapy improves blood pressure control for mild-to-moderate hypertension

In this randomized controlled trial, patients receiving triple combination antihypertension therapy were more likely to achieve their blood pressure target compared to those with usual care at 6 months.

Using Buddhism-Based Compassion Training to Combat Compassion Fatigue

Using Buddhism-Based Compassion Training to Combat Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue can lead to decreased quality of patient care and increases in medical errors.

Gene Therapy May Eliminate Blood Transfusion Needs in Severe β-Thalassemia

Gene Therapy May Eliminate Blood Transfusion Needs in Severe β-Thalassemia

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With use of CD34+ cells via BB305 vector transduction, patients with severe β-thalassemia may no longer require long-term RBC transfusions as frequently or at all.

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may not alleviate lower back pain

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may not alleviate lower back pain

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may be ineffective in treating, relieving lower back pain when compared with other nerve stimulation therapies.

Cooling therapy for hand-foot syndrome prevention, management

Cooling therapy for hand-foot syndrome prevention, management

For patients with ovarian cancer taking pegylated liposomal doxorubicin who have hand-foot syndrome, frozen gloves and socks is a safe method of treatment.

Acceptance and commitment therapy effectively treats chronic pain

Acceptance and commitment therapy effectively treats chronic pain

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Acceptance and commitment therapy can have positive outcomes in adults with chronic pain.

Economic and racial barriers impact psoriasis treatment

Economic and racial barriers impact psoriasis treatment

Only 10% of Medicare beneficiaries were receiving biologic treatments for psoriasis.

PALACE 1 study confirms safety, efficacy of apremilast for psoriatic arthritis

PALACE 1 study confirms safety, efficacy of apremilast for psoriatic arthritis

Apremilast was generally well tolerated among participants in the long-term PALACE 1 study.

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy as effective as antidepressants

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy as effective as antidepressants

Results of the study indicate that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is as effective as antidepressants for preventing recurring depression .

Insomnia: Using cognitive behavioral therapy in primary care

Insomnia: Using cognitive behavioral therapy in primary care

Cognitive behavioral therapy may have long-term positive effects 
in patients with insomnia who have chronic use of hypnotic drugs.

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